Man arrested for allegedly defiling his stepdaughter in Ogun

Men of the Ogun State Police Command arrested a 40-year-old man identified as Taofeek Sulaiman on Monday, October 24, for defiling his 13-year-old stepdaughter.

The suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Owode Yewa divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim, who reported that she got married to the suspect after the demise of her husband who happened to be the father of the victim.

She stated further that her daughter informed her that the suspect who is now her husband has been having s3x with her since the 14th of October 2022 and that the suspect has been threatening to kill her if she reports to anyone.

Upon the report, the DPO Owode Yewa division, CSP Muhammed S Baba, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy stepfather was promptly arrested. On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime, but blamed it all on devil’s handiwork.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the victim was taken to Idiroko General Hospital by the Police for medical attention. He added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the suspect be transferred to Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution.